Gene Alford

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Gene Alford
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1905-04-03)April 3, 1905
Place of birth: Rising Star, Texas
Date of death: December 1975
Career information
College: Texas Tech
Sul Ross State
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards: 40-136
Receptions-yards: 5-98
Touchdowns: 3
Player stats at

Eugene Morris Alford (April 3, 1905 – December 1975) was a professional American football player who played running back in the NFL for four seasons for the Portsmouth Spartans and the Cincinnati Reds. Alford played for the Texas Tech Matadors (later known as Red Raiders) in 1925, Tech's first football season, and is listed in the Texas Tech football media guide as a one-year letterman. According to the Tech media guide, Alford played for Portsmouth, Cincinnati and the St. Louis Gunners from 1931-1934.[1]


  1. ^ Texas Tech University football media guide,, accessed April 10, 2012.